Crews respond to explosion at truck repair business in Rensselaer

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RENSSELAER, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Crews are responding to an explosion at a truck repair business in Rensselaer.

The explosion happened around 2 p.m. near the area of the port off Riverside Avenue.

The fire chief says the owner of a semi truck repair business was pressurizing a tanker when the explosion occurred.

The explosion blew out a garage door and corrugated plastic sheeting.

Amazingly the owner of the business was not injured.

The building inspector was called in to check out the condition of the structure.

 

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